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the cold case squad. they have been looking into information since the homicide happened and wants to hunt down he was lead to find answers. >> i feel there's people out there with information, but they are afraid to tell it. for any number of reasons, but ms. turner and the family they need closure. >> i just want to be able to have this resolved. that's all i want. >> reporter: it's been almost 2 years exactly to the day for the homicide and there's still a lot of questions. police in the cold case squad hope that someone has the answers. i'm don harrison for abc 2 news. democracy 2010, every vote counts at this point in the race for baltimore city states attorney. right now democratic challenger gregg bernstein has about a 1400 vote lead over current states attorney patricia jessamy. the board of hecks say the counting may not be finished until the middle of next week.
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the camps are holding tight and not doing any interviews until a winner is declared. in the democratic primary for baltimore county executive kevin cabin necessary had a reason to celebrate. he won the nomination it came at the expense of a bitter fought campaign against fellow councilman joe bartenfelder. he faces kenneth holt in november. not asmuchh drama with gubernatorial. murphy says erhlich has his full support in the general election against martin o'malley. incumbent martin o'malley easily won over his challenges. as it stands now we'll see a november 2nd remarijuana of the 2006 maryland governor's race. as always abc 2 has you covered with the results. heads over to our web site check out who going to be going head-to-head in your district. we'll have interviews with some
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of the candidates head to to check it all out. rosie, what a spectacular september day of weather. we had to love it. in fact, it's still going on as we speak. temperatures check them out. in the upper 70s to low 80s right now. westminster 80. hanover you're at 80. bel-air 82 right now. paulson 75 there as well as in arnold right now. man i tell you all and down the east coast nothing but sunshine from new york city boston all the way down through the carolinas. there is a storm developing on the left parts of your screen. that heads our way tomorrow night. but in the meantime fantastic weather in the 60s. later on this evening, but next few hours we will stay in the 70s. much more on the chance for rain coming our way and your weekend is all straight ahead. american sarah shourd is relieved to be out of iran but she cannot rest until her two
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friends are free. she has a medical check-up scheduled for later today what may be a precancerous condition but her main concern remains with her two friends in a notorious iranian prison. >> reporter: sarah shourd remains free but part of her heart remains in iran. >> all my efforts are going to go into helping procure the same freedom for my fiance' shane bauerer and my friend josh fattal because i can't enjoy my freedom without them. >> reporter: it was a joy us reunion between she an her family at the oman airport. for josh and shane's families there are mixed emotions. >> it was a very bittersweet moment. i was very happy for sarah and her mom and actually have become a great family but very sad that shane wasn't going to
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be coming with her. the thing struck me sure engaged to be married how hard must it have been for them to separate. >> reporter: tehran's prosecutor said the two men will be tried for espionage. >> i will never say anything but the truth and not succumb to any pressure. >> reporter: a news week reporter who was held in the same prison last year knows all too well the pressure sarah is under. >> you could see the fear in her eyes. people are forced to lie in order to survive. >> reporter: u. s. state department has challenged iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to bring the two hikers to new york when he addresses the united nations next week. checking headlines around the nation a delta pilot allegedly drunk on the job was
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pulled from the cockpit yelled in amsterdam as he prepared the fly passengers the newark airport in new jersey. the boeing 767 had already pulled away from the gate when dutch police acting on a tip pulled him from the plane. >> there is no tolerance for any alcohol of any pilot on duty any time anywhere for any reason. >> the pilot has been suspended. the driver is going to wrong way and police chased him at up to 115 miles an hour. it wasn't long until he broadsideed the red pick up. the suspect was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault. he was already wanted on a murder charge. one passenger inside the red pickup truck was hurt but is expected to be okay. usually they are the ones responding to scenes like this this time they are the ones
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needing help. police say the ems unit drove off the highway in greensville north carolina and flipped over. luckily they were not in service and did not have any patients. they are investigating this crash. just when you thought flying coach couldn't get any tighter airlines are giving seats another trim. why satisfy plans have critics feeling a little uncomfortable. feeding your fat a closer look at the new fix to knock- off pounds.
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. stocks are closing higher as investors try to keep the september rally alive. dow jones rose 46. nasdaq rose 11 and the s & p 500 gained 4. a consumer alert tonight chuck e. cheese is recalling its light up rings. the company says the batteries inside could possibly be ingested. there have been two reported incidents involving the light up rings one involved a child swallowing the battery the other involves the child inserting the battery in his nose. just when you thought flying coach couldn't get any tighter that they couldn't trim any more inches off the seat or cram any more passengers in
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there, this happens. >> very close. >> it's like raiding the bus. the of a is looking whether to approve a new seat plan for a new class below coach. it's called the sky rider and it may be the future of low cost travel. the leg room 7 inches less than most economy seats. >> passengers are happy because they pay a fare, they actually consider less than before. >> 30% less he claims. how, well with the seats sculpt airlines hope to squeeze in a lot more passengers. google wants to compete with facebook in its 500 million users so the company will introduce what it's calling a social layer to its line of products. the search giant has been making acquisitions and recruiting talent for the secreted project dubbed google me. the new social networking feature had been unveiled sometime this fall. well, they say you never get a second chance to make a first impression when you're
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trying to land that big job the top resume no-nos. airlines aren't the only businesses tacking on outrageous fees why you're paying more for just about everything. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax.
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it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance?really was abe lincoln honest? mary: does this dress make my backside look big? abe: perhaps...
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save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance?really host: is having a snowball fight with pitching great randy johnson a bad idea? man: yeah, i'm thinking maybe this was a bad idea.
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. have you ever tried to lose a little weight? who hasn't. hard isn't. >> . guess what here chucking off some fat may have gotten easier. new procedures approved by the fda won't help obese people but if it's just an inch here or there you're trying to lose check out this report. >> reporter: an avid runner nick could never get rid of his love handles so he turned to sell teak. here he is before and after the procedure. >> i like the results. >> reporter: here's how it
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works. technicians use a gel patch to get a good connectio on the fat. it freezes the fat cells causes them to self-destruct. a low power laser is aimed at trouble spots causing the fat cells to collapse within a matter of weeks. >> there is the first tame the fda has cleared a noninhave a technology. >> at first it's a strange pulling feeling and a little painful, and after about 5 or 10 minute you basically get numb. >> reporter: she says she's happy with the results losing about half an inch off her abdomen. it was originally approved to an es they ties and cool the skin. overweight patient shouldn't expect too much. >> it's not going to make someone who's obese not obese.
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the idea is there are certain areas that really don't respond well to exercise. >> reporter: still the results have been good enough for nick, he plans another treatment. obesity experts are wary of these new techniques they only target the fat near the surface of your body not the more harmful kind deeper down. nearly all u. s. teens have formal sex education but only two-thirds have been taught birth control methods. survey of teens found 97% say they had sex education by the time they were 18 but the lessons were more likely to teach how to say no or not to transmit diseases. 70% of the girls did and 62% boys. you never get a second chance to make a first
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impression and for many job seekers these days that first impression isn't face-to-face. it's through e-mail. and with employers flooded with resumes it's more crucial than ever for applicants to stand out in a positive way. employers pet piece when it comes to resumes and how to avoid them. >> reporter: with the unemployment rate near 10%, companies are bombarded with resumes each time they post a position. career builder if recently surveyed more than 2500 hiring experts how they review those applications. 38% said they spend less than a minute reviewing a resume. 18% less than 30 seconds. >> he we found employers are getting hundreds of resumes and they are whittleing it down to less than 25 they are actually going to go through make a decision who should come in for the next interview and ha should get the job. >> reporter: numbers like those can leave job hunters looking for way to stand out from the crowd. employers surveyed cited
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examples like a candidate who topped her resume with a picture of her cat. another look sent a 24 page resume covering achievements a career spanning all of 5 years. another informed the hiring manager i'll have your job in five years. serious advice don't get too personal and don't be too confident. >> you want to make sure whatever you're doing to sell yourself to put yourself ahead of the competition you're doing in a professional way. >> reporter: 8 in 10 employers said customizeing application information specific to a job posting gets their attention first. keep it professional, no cutie mail addresses. make it easy to read with bullet points highlighting your best skills. in washington i'm karen. >> abc 2 is working to help you get pack to work if you want your resume on the web site or on the air send us an e- mail to best resumes at microsoft word attachment we'll call you to
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come in tape a 20 second video pitch we'll put it on the air and on our web site as well. blue blue skies. coming back from annapolis today and that's all you could see. maybe a little whisk by cloud but just fantastic. >> i wait for this all year. the sun's out it's not that humid. >> you can enjoy stuff. >> open up the windows at night. it's good man, good stuff. we keep it going another week or two. there will be some changes tomorrow night into early friday. we'll get to those in just a second. let's take a look out at the harbor cam for you right now. a bit of a breeze blowing there on federal hill. panoramic view. south baltimore looking nice over there and what a gorgeous day just to be out and about anywhere even out on the water today. you just have to love it. pretty big ship rolling out of
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the harbor there. nice day for it. 83 degrees right now humidity 33%. winds west at 9 miles per hour. so just a bit of a west breeze. through the day sunrise this morning in towel son. blue skies have been the theme all day long. just terrific fantastic weather. little bit of a breeze shaking the trees but not too bad. chesapeake beach southern maryland some flocks of birds going by, but other than that all quiet. that's the only thing in the sky. no rain and no clouds. gusty winds, a little bit today, and i really wouldn't call these powerful gust. breezy at times little windy there downtown. right now temperature wise 78 downtown we've got low 80s to the west also low 80s on the eastern show cambridge through eastern and st. michaels. winds out of the west and light. 5, 10 miles per hour. humidity dray. we like that. comfortable. and check it out. our satellite radar trend, this is about as clear as you'll
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ever see it across maryland, delaware, new jersey, pennsylvania, virginia. it was all crystal clear. off to the west. well off to the west. high pressure is bringing sunshine clear night tonight but off to the west we are watching a developing storm system. it really doesn't have much prospect to bring us heavy rain, but we think this will come in at least bring us some showers late tomorrow evening through the overnight and then maybe friday morning. here's some of the timing for it on one of our in-house computer models rain knocking on the door of western maryland tomorrow night. i'm not expecting a heavy deluge of rain it will probably be gone by 8:00, 9:00 friday morning. sunshine settling for a fantastic weekend. in the east that is not looking for a great weekend is bermuda. why? category 4 hurricane igor with 135 miles per hour winds
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bearing down on the island. right behind it hurricane julia one point a category 4 now category 3, but a couple of major hurricanes churning out in the atlantic. once again the track of this thing has changed just a little bit. it is arguing a little bit further out into the atlantic. perhaps bermuda with a near miss. the most we'll expect here in ocean city is going to be some big waves rolling in a couple days after the weekend. that's going to be about it. over night 58 few clouds nice and cool. tomorrow sunshine, september weather. 84, but clouds will increase late in the day and that should set the stage for much needed rain shower action tomorrow night into perhaps as late as friday morning. right now friday looks dry midday into the afternoon. lot of sunshine this weekend low 80s just a beautiful beautiful september weekend. i believe the last official one of summer on the calendar. rosie. >> well, airlines are already
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charging passengers for their bags some airlines are adding new hidden fees not the only businesses tacking on outrageous fees john matarese has details so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: in today's tough economy businesses can't get away with big price hikes anymore. so instead many are adding sneaky new fees that you might not notice up front that airlines ticket hotel room or cell phone may look like a good deal soon to discover an outrageous add-on fee. when it comes to outrageous fees these days most people think of airlines, according to the money saving web site wallet among them checked bag fees. carry on fees and now as diana complained to me even fees to reserve a seat. >> any seat from the middle of the plane up to but not including first class was anywhere between 13 and $15 a seat. >> just to book it? >> just to book your seat. >> reporter: but there are
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many other outrageous fees according to wallet pop, among them hotel resort fees, including a pool tall fee now at some hotels. early termination fees, which can be more than $300 at verizon wireless and at&t. crystal was hit with one when she tried to cancel her satellite tv service. >> they said we had a year and- a-half and they told us it had automatically extended our contract by getting a new receiver when one had gone out. >> reporter: another inactive bank account fees especially on children's accounts as high as $10 at some banks. ticket master's ticket printing fee where yes you get to pay as much as 250 to print a ticket on your own computer. my advice, the key to avoiding unexpected add-on fees like these is to ask questions, and do some online research before you make your reservation or sign up. ask if there are inactivity
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fees so you don't waste your money. i'm john matarese. i'm kelly swoope, a fourth witness takes the stand in the murder trial of former city council ken harris. what he said that may have led to the shooting. and what's so intimidating about going to the dentist? how they are trying to make the advisement a more measurable experience for everyone. those stories and much more coming up tonight at 6:00.
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>x my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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. well, the results are in america's best bathroom is in st. louis, the bathroom at the restaurant fountain on the locust was voted as the
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nation's best. a vintage ice cream shop ornate pictures and designer mirrors. look at the toilet paper holder. it will receive a plaque of recognition place at america's best restroom hall of fame i didn't know there was such a place on the web site. >> the runner up was the grand america hotel in salt lake city utah. a new cold store brings flu fashions where you can make your kohl's hard cash work. abc 2 news starts now. finally 100% of the vote is in from last night but it still remains unclear just who will be the city's top prosecutor. good evening i'm kelly swoope. the vote tally for baltimore city was stuck at 97% practically all day with challenger gregg bernstein in the lead. but late this afternoon the board


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